Ventilative cooling

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OVERVIEW | Building automation as a means for efficient building operation

Thermal comfort, indoor air quality and daylight are key factors in the comfort of building occupants. Despite the interconnection of these aspects and the related requirements, the way to achieve indoor air quality and thermal comfort are...
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What role does HVAC play in reducing Coronavirus risks in buildings?

As facility managers consider their reopening strategies, of course cleaning, PPE, and social distancing policies must be top of mind. But the role of the HVAC system cannot be ignored either. Can improved air filtration and better...
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BRIGADE - CONSTRUCTION OF A FORESTRY BRIGADE, PASSIVE PROJECT AND ECO-CONSTRUCTION, IN THE FOREST OF SOIGNES IN UCCLE, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Project type: New Construction Building Type: Equipment, forestry services Construction Year : 2018 Delivery year: 2018 Climate zone : [Cfc] Marine Cool Winter & summer- Mild with no dry season. Net Floor Area: 852 m2 Other...
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Venticool newsletter issue #16 - July 2020

The venticool platform was inaugurated in September 2012 to increase awareness on ventilative cooling and to foster exchanges in the field. From 2013 to 2019, venticool was the main communication and dissemination partner of IEA-EBC Annex...
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The international Ventilative Cooling Platform - venticool

Main goal, scope and ambition   The overall goal of the platform is to increase communication, networking and awareness raising to mobilize the untapped energy savings potential.   The scope of venticool covers as well...
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Aria, Mediatheque and Concert Hall in Cornebarrieu - France

Photo taken from https://www.construction21.org/case-studies/fr/aria-mediatheque-and-conc.... (Uploaded by/Author Philippe Madec)

Credits: APM Architecture/APM https://www.atelierphilippemadec.fr/architecture/equipements/pole-cultur...

The contest was aimed at a BBC 2005 Effinergie consumption level. We have reached the Passive level for the Media Library.   The building, taken off the ground to mark the wet nature, is part of the landscape along an existing dike. The...
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TightVent Europe newsletter issue #18 - May 2020

Interest & awareness in the field of building and ductwork airtightness continues to grow. The TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee is continuously increasing its members and broadening its scope in line with their activities...
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The environmental sustainability at the time of COVID-19 pandemy: an holistic approach through LEED ® v4 BD+C rating system

Abstract   The intent and metrics of LEED v4 BD+C have been taken as a reference and analysed, for a holistic approach to the energy and environmental issues emerging from the implications that COVID-19 pandemy may have on...